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SDGANH: Achieving Transparency: How the Best Districts Do It – Parts 7 & 8

The School District Governance Association of NH (“SDGANH”) held a seminar this past Saturday on some best practices in how to make your School District more transparent in all of its procedures.  This morning long session was a self-directed panel discussion consisting of Rich Girard from the Manchester School District, Tom Murray formerly of the …

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SDGANH: Achieving Transparency: How the Best Districts Do It – Parts 5 & 6

The School District Governance Association of NH (“SDGANH”) held a seminar this past Saturday on some best practices in how to make your School District more transparent in all of its procedures.  This morning long session was a self-directed panel discussion consisting of Rich Girard from the Manchester School District, Tom Murray formerly of the …

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Frank Edelblut

GrokInterview: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education – Part 2

With Part 2, I broach the subject that comes up here and again at GraniteGrok: “Curriculum and political bias in the classroom”.  Given that in Part 1 we discussed the appeal process, I was curious as to how often this happens here in NH: It does happen – the teacher in Gilford showing her class …

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Nickel And Dimed Is Out

Once you get past the misleading headline from this morning’s Union Leader, ‘Nickel and Dimed’ Banned in Bedford, (it was not banned form Bedford, it was removed from the public school finance class curriculum) you will find that while the book is out, some of the stupidity remains.